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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

high school

The lunch lady 

The lunch lady 

Laurie Elliston: ‘Most people would be surprised by the sheer volume and how much work we do.’   As food service manager at East Ridge High School, the largest school in Lake County, Laurie Elliston begins her work day at…
Combs’ Corner: Friday Night Lights

Combs’ Corner: Friday Night Lights

It has been a long, hot summer. You’ve had your fill of television reruns and political advertisements. You “x” out another day on your calendar to remind yourself that we’re inching closer to the much-anticipated season opener. You’re craving—literally starving—for…
Outstanding Student: Rachel Williams

Outstanding Student: Rachel Williams

Senior // Eustis High School Vital Stats: One of only 100 Florida high school juniors selected as a 2018 Sunshine State Scholar for her work in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Earned 18 college credits between her freshman and…
Outstanding Student: Morgan Nobles 

Outstanding Student: Morgan Nobles 

Senior at Leesburg High School    Vital Stats: Received a $30,000 scholarship from Stetson University.  Maintains a 4.2 grade-point average while dual-enrolled at Lake-Sumter State College.  She has been on both cheerleading and dancing competition teams.  Involved in National Honor…
Outstanding Student: Olivia Gerlach

Outstanding Student: Olivia Gerlach

Graduate of Lake Minneola High School Vital Stats Received rowing scholarship from Jacksonville University. First senior from Lake County Rowing Association to receive rowing scholarship. Maintained 3.8 or higher GPA throughout high school. Played on LMHS basketball team as freshman.…
Outstanding Student: Garrett Hill

Outstanding Student: Garrett Hill

  Cadet 2nd Lieutenant, ROTC // Eustis High School   Vital Stats: Age: 18 Grade: 12 GPA: 4.7885 Hobbies/Sports: Gaming and volunteering Favorite subject: Math Favorite food: Spaghetti Favorite professional sports team: Pittsburgh Steelers Extracurricular: ROTC   Plans for college…

Leading students into uncharted waters

Sometimes, teachers need to think outside the box…and the classroom. Just ask Leesburg High School teacher Tessa Clark. To help her advanced placement (AP) environmental science students prepare for their final exam in May, she is allowing them to test…
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